Entry from British & World English dictionary
A machine or other mechanical device which performs the functions of the human kidney.
- This can require treatment with an artificial kidney until normal function recovers.
- The aircraft configuration accommodated specialized medical equipment such as an iron lung, orthopedic bed, artificial kidney machine, or infant incubator.
- His other major innovations include introducing the artificial kidney to America.
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